The University of Newcastle, Australia

Course handbook


This course builds on students’ basic programming skills to develop the knowledge and skills used to develop applications utilising touch interfaces, mobile platforms and event-driven programming.

Availability2019 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2019


  • Semester 2 - 2019

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2019 (Singapore)

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): INFT2050. Students who have successfully completed INFT2050 are not eligible to enrol in INFT2051.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Write and test mobile apps, and deploy apps to a mobile device

2. Demonstrate planning for software using mobile technologies

3. Design and demonstrate user interfaces for touch-driven applications

4. Demonstrate their knowledge of mobile app design


  • Software development and programming
  • Mobile technologies
  • Touch-based and emerging human-computer interfaces
  • Mobile access to network and web systems

Assumed knowledge

INFT1150 Foundations of Information Systems (replaces INFT1001 Foundations of Information Technology) and INFT2012 Application Programming OR SENG1110 Object Oriented Programming

Assessment items

Quiz: Online multiple choice quizzes x 4

Presentation: Draft project

Project: Final Project

Formal Examination: Final Examination

Contact hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and PSB Singapore

Computer Lab

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1